Senior lead accountant

May 7, 2019


Company

McKinstry

Industry

Construction

Category

Finance

Location

Seattle


Description


Another Source’s client, McKinstry, is recruiting a Senior Lead Accountant to join their team in the South Seattle/Georgetown neighborhood where the parking is free, the lunch scene is growing, and transportation options are plentiful. McKinstry also offers an on site gym and cafeteria in case you want to maximize your day at the office.

Here’s a little about McKinstry and the position they are recruiting for:

At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a collective group of innovators and problem solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We strive to create a safe and engaging work environment that empowers you to do the work you are passionate about.

We believe deeply that energy and facility services, engineering and construction are revolutionizing the built environment – and if you’re driven by our mission to transform ideas into meaningful relationships and together, build a thriving planet, McKinstry may be the place for you.

Total collaboration and a diverse, employee-centric work experience are what we can provide you. Integrated delivery and true consultative partnership is what you will help us provide for our clients. Our culture is what differentiates us and because of this, we seek exceptional talent that believes what we believe.

Here's where you come in:

We are currently seeking a self-motivated Senior Lead Accountant to join our team as a member of our amazing Finance & Accounting division. In this role, you’ll have exposure to many assets of accounting, and an opportunity to make an impact to an industry leading and innovative construction firm. If you’re ready to take that next career leap, please reach out and apply!

You're great at:

Accounting functions

  • Partners with the Accounting Manager in a variety of complex functions such as: special projects, policy setting, and standardization of accounting practices and procedures across company.
  • Collaborates on month end close process, journal entries and financial reporting support.
  • Assists in maintaining internal control compliance across the organization in order to ensure an understanding of risk areas, as well as to identify opportunities to improve processes and enhance controls.

Support

  • Supports annual audit process by preparing schedules requested by auditors.
  • Provides technical guidance to employees.
  • Reviews the work of staff accountants while mentoring and developing their skill sets.

Requirements


What we would like to see from you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or in a related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Five (5) years general accounting experience. Public and private experience preferred.
  • CPA highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, accounting theory, current accounting issues, and accounting systems required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio required.
  • Construction accounting experience a plus.
  • High attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to problem solve with little guidance from management.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills as you’ll be asked to participate regularly in executive meetings.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training.

McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.

This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind.

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.

Fortune 1000 Company?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Salary

DOE

Travel Requirements

0%

Contact Name

Lindsay Brown

Contact Phone

+1 206-707-7421